25 juin 2012

Grilled Eggplant Rolls with Feta, Mint and Chilli

Some women buy shoes, others like me buy cookbooks. I have cookbooks that are still beautiful, shiny cover, new book smell... others have dog ears and stained pages. If I had to choose which ones to save from a fire, (in this scenario my husband, our cat and every other living being that was at that moment in our apartment is obviously already saved and chatting with the firemen in front of the house), I would save the old and used cookbooks, because in there are all my cherished recipes that made The List.  On The List are... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2012

Watermelon, Feta and Black Olive Salad

When I first came across this recipe in Nigella Lawsons cookbook "Forever Summer" I was doubtful but now I am a believer, the combination works really well and the Watermelon, Feta and Black Olive Salad is both refreshing and savory at the same time.  Every time I brought it to a picnic, a barbecue or a dinner party, my friends asked me for the recipe. So, it is a keeper. I love it especially on hot summer days when you are just a little bit hungry and crave refreshment. This does the trick.     For 4: 4-5... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2012

Za'atar chicken with fattoush

Thanks to the British kitchen godess Nigella Lawson I discovered za'atar. It is an oriental spice mix made of dried thyme, roasted sesame seeds and purple sumac. In her cookbook "Forever Summer" Nigella gives us the recipe for Za'atar Chicken with Fattoush. Every time I make this crispy chicken a delicious aroma invades my kitchen. And the salad is just the right mix with the crispy pita, the fresh mint and the juicy cucumbers and tomatoes. So even if you have to buy za'atar don't hesitate, it will be gone before you know it, because... [Lire la suite]
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